[KR] [EP9] Patch notes May 9th, 10th and 11th 2012

Hmm may be too late, below are patch notes from KR Cabal of May 9th, 10th and 11th 2012. Last week I have to do so many things, not much time for working with those notes. Anyways, no more blah blah, let’s focus on the notes 🙂

Please notice that the orange color texts mean those feature are being tested in the Test Server. They are not available in the public server and they are subject to be changed in the future.

May 09th 2012

■  Fixes

1. Fix the bug that caused dropping old Shape Cartridges in Lakeside and Tower of Dead B2F

2. Purchasing items in Auction House caused error, fixed the bug

3. Auction House caused error when trying to search by clicking Favorite buttons

4. Pet in the additional slot (while using Pet Slot Extender) still can receive Pet EXP after the Pet Slot Extender expired, bug is fixed

5. Effect icon is still maintained when the buff has been released already, bug is fixed

6. Achievement Point gains abnormally, bug is fixed

7. Can not release buffs, bug is fixed

8. Bug related to the Requesting system, can not use Chloe’s Token for registering recipe

9. Bug related to the Achievement Rank system, the name of character is displayed incorrectly

10. Press hot key F to bring the Manufacturing UI caused client disconnection, bug is fixed

■  Changes

1. Charm related changes

  • Change the Extend duration of Battle Mode option
  • Additional Achievement / Title related to Charm

2. Stain clone turned into Reflection Stone

  • On logging in, all old Stain Clones will be turned automatically to Reflection Stones

3. Change the Request to manufacture Stain Clone set

  • The materials have the property Character Binding

4. Changes related to Lotto Coin

  • Different recipes can be choosen based on the expected result (amount of Alz)
  • Change the property of Potion of Luck : Can not be sold to NPC / Can not be traded

5. Change the background music of mission field Arcane Trace (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1PQxw3omFM&feature=youtu.be)

6. Change the message when player tried to to register a recipe which needs higher Favor Point

7. Change the Request icon of some

  • Stein Clone Set
  • Disc Refining
  • Shape Cartridge Refining
  • Lotto Coin
  • Astral Core (Mithril) / Astral Core (Blue Mithril)

8. Change result of extracting items

  • Old : Items from Bluestin – Mithirl give Material Core / Quartz Core
  • Change : Items from Bluestin – Mithirl give Astral Core

■  Additions

1. Achievement related changes

i, Add overview mode (Achievement Rank)

  • Allow viewing the last accomplished achievements of your character, you buddy, your guild
  • The list will be updated real-time
  • Maximum items can be displayed : 100
  • In each category : The best character will be displayed, who got the highest Achievement Point

ii, Achievement Ranking

  • Rank based on the Achievement Point
  • Updated every hour
  • Maximum items can be displayed : 100 characters
iii, Notification
  • Change the effect of appearing Achievement notification
    • System message will be displayed for people in a certain range
      • In the Mission War, the notification won’t be displayed

2. Manufacturing System : Weapon

i) Manufacturing Level

  • Proficiency of manufacturing items is now determined by 11 levels

ii) Item grades separation

  • As the output of Manufacturing System, there are 
    • General Item
    • Master Item (aka Meister in previous posts)
    • So from Bluestin – Mithirl there are 14 grades of items
  • General item: Using general material while manufacturing
    • To produce weapons in different levels with different options
    • There is chance to get additional options regardless to the item grade
  • Master Item: Required General item (2 slot) and other materials to manufacture

iii) Skills and Energy

  • There are separated skills for each kind of item
  • Depending on the item, different amount of energy will be consumed when trying to manufacture
  • The skill point will be raised by 1 when the manufacturing process is failed
  • Even when failed, the consumed energy would not be returned
  • Based on the level of Weapon Manufacturing, character can or can not craft 2-slot items (take a look at below table)

* Armor and accessories production is expected to be updated at a later date.

May 10th 2012

■  Fixes

1.  Fix the bug that caused some antivirus programs detect Cabal execution file as the virus / malware

■  Changes

1. Change the way of displaying Achievement

  • Old : When the Achievement is gained, the system message will be displayed to the all around players
  • Change: Display for party / small area of nearby players

May 11th 2012

■  Changes

1. Change the structure of Item Manufacturing System

i, Change the structure of System

  • Old : 20 CategoriesNew : 38 Categories
    • Weapon : 6
    • Armor : 12
    • Accessory : 2
      • Player who managed to obtain some Categories of the old Crafting System will be converted to new Manufacturing System

ii) Increase the number of Manufacturing Categories, a character can obtain

  • Old : 4 slots
  • Change : 6 slots
    • There are quests to get Master’s Token as reward.

2. Change related to General Weapon manufacturing

  • Allow batch producing, change option details and levels

3. Lowered the energy gained by leveling between manufacturing grades

4. Change the image of Lottery Coin

■  Additions

1. Add the Armor Manufacturing System

  • Number of category : 12
    • Plate
    • Gauntlets
    • Greaves
    • Visor
    • Coat
    • Gloves
    • Boots
    • Headgear
    • Suit
    • Hands
    • Shoes
    • Headpiece
  • How to manufacture item:
    • Artisan Item : Produce with common materials
    • Craftman Item : Artisan Item with Top-Epic option
    • Master Item : Items with 3 options

2. Add the Accessory Manufacturing System

  • Number of category : 2
    • Ring
    • Amulet
  • Old recipe can still be done in the new Manufacturing System
    • Some materials change (quantity of Discs / Jewels)

* Currently in the Manufacturing System, regardless of skill level, all accessories can be made, this is subject to change in the future

3.  The Manufacturing System will be changed

  • New rings and amulet recipes are in reviewing progress
  • All materials related to the Manufacturing System can be changed continuously for testing / refining / adjusting purpose 

[EU] [EP8] [NEW] Quest Capsule bundles!


Source : Cabal EU Forum

Your character can now be stronger than ever before with the awesomely powerful Battle Mode 3. This power does not come easy though! You have to be prepared to put in some work to unlock this final character transformation by completing quests.

To make your life just that little bit easier we are making the following bundles available for the next 4 weeks only! Until the 5th of June the following four bundles will be on sale in the item shop:

Minesta Bundle 28

  • 1 x Minesta’s Training Book Chapter 28
  • 1 x Panic Cave Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 29

  • 1 x Minesta’s Training Book Chapter 29
  • 1 x Steamer Crazy Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 30

  • 1x Minesta’s Training Book Chapter 30
  • 1 x Catacomb Frost Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 31

  • 1x Minesta’s Training Book Chapter 31
  • 1 x Lava Hellfire Premium DX Entry item

LOCATION: Consumables >> Battle Mode 3
PRICE: 2,500 CC
SALE PERIOD: 08.05.2012 — 05.06.2012

*All items are Account Binding.


Tu personaje ahora puede ser más fuerte que antes con el asombroso y poderoso Modo de Batalla 3 (BM3). Sin embargo, ¡no es nada fácil conseguirlo! Deberás trabajar duro completando una serie de misiones si quieres desbloquear esta última transformación.

Para hacerte la vida un poco más fácil, hemos puesto a tu alcance un par de Lotes que ¡solamente estarán disponibles durante 4 semanas! Hasta el 5 de junio, podrás encontrar los siguientes Lotes en la Tienda de Objetos:

Lote Minesta 28

  • 1x Libro de Entrenamiento de Minesta capĂ­tulo 28
  • 1x Llave Cueva del Miedo (Mazmorra Extrema)

Lote Minesta 29

  • 1x Libro de Entrenamiento de Minesta capĂ­tulo 29
  • 1x Llave Tren de la Muerte (Mazmorra Extrema)

Lote Minesta 30

  • 1x Libro de Entrenamiento de Minesta capĂ­tulo 30
  • 1x Llave Catacumbsa de Hielo (Mazmorra Extrema)

Lote Minesta 31

  • 1x Libro de Entrenamiento de Minesta capĂ­tulo 31
  • 1x Llave Infierno de Lava (Mazmorra Extrema)

Localización: Consumables >> Battle Mode 3
Precio: 2.500 CC
Disponible: Desde el 08.05.2012 hasta el 05.06.2012

* Todos los objetos están Ligados a la Cuenta


Dein Charakter kann nun mit dem extrem mächtigen BM3 noch stärker als je zuvor werden. Diese Macht kommt jedoch nicht einfach so! Du musst einige Arbeit investieren, um diese letzte Charakterverbesserung zu erhalten, in dem du Quests abschließt.

Um diese Aufgabe nur ein wenig einfacher zu machen, verkaufen wir für die nächsten 4 Wochen die folgenden Pakete! Bis zum 5. Juni können die folgenden vier Pakete im Item Shop gekauft werden:

Minesta Paket 28

  • 1 x Minesta’s Trainingsbuch Kapitel 28
  • 1 x Höhle der Furcht Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 29

  • 1 x Minesta’s Trainingsbuch Kapitel 29
  • 1 x Todeszug Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 30

  • 1x Minesta’s Trainingsbuch Kapitel 30
  • 1 x Frostkatakomben Premium DX Entry item

Minesta Bundle 31

  • 1x Minesta’s Trainingsbuch Kapitel 31
  • 1 x Lava-Höllenfeuer Premium DX Entry item

ORT: Consumables >> Battle Mode 3
PREIS: 2,500 CC
VERKAUFSZEIT: 08.05.2012 — 05.06.2012

*Alle Items sind Accountgebunden.


Nouveaux lots de Capsules de QuĂŞtes !

Votre personnage peut être plus fort que jamais, grâce au Mode de Combat 3 incroyablement puissant. Cependant, ce pouvoir ne sera pas facile à gagner ! Vous devrez vous motiver pour débloquer cette dernière transformation du personnage en achevant des quêtes.

Pour rendre votre tâche plus simple, nous avons crĂ©Ă© ces lots suivants, qui seront disponibles pour 4 semaines seulement ! Jusqu’au 5 Juin, vous trouverez les quatre lots suivants dans l’item shop*:

Lot de Minesta 28

  • 1 x Chapitre d’entraĂ®nement de Minesta 28
    1 x 1x Clé pour la Grotte de la peur DX (premium)

Lot de Minesta 29

  • 1 x Chapitre d’entraĂ®nement de Minesta 29
    1 x 1x Clé pour Train de la Mort DX (premium)

Lot de Minesta 30

  • 1 x Chapitre d’entraĂ®nement de Minesta 30
    1 x 1x Clé pour les Catacombes Gelées DX (premium)

Lot de Minesta 31

  • 1 x Chapitre d’entraĂ®nement de Minesta 31
    1 x 1x ClĂ© pour l’Enfer de Lave DX (premium)

Lieu : Consummables >> Battle Mode 3
Prix : 2500 CC
Durée de vente : 08/05/2012 => 05/06/2012

*Tous les objets sont Lié au Compte !


Il tuo personaggio può diventare più forte che mai con la nuova potentissima Modalità di combattimento 3. Ma non sarà facile ottenere questo potere! Devi lavorare sodo, preparandoti ad attivare questa ultima trasformazione completando missioni.

Per aiutarvi almeno un pochino, vi metteremo a disposizione, per le prossime quattro settimane, dei fantastici pacchetti nello shop! Fino al 5 Giugno troverete in offerta i seguenti pacchetti:

Pacchetto Minesta 28

  • 1 x Manuale esercitazioni Minesta, Capitolo 28
  • 1 x Ingresso Grotta della paura Premium (estremo)

Pacchetto Minesta 29

  • 1 x Manuale esercitazioni Minesta, Capitolo 29
  • 1 x Ingresso Treno della morte Premium (estremo)

Pacchetto Minesta 30

  • 1 x Manuale esercitazioni Minesta, Capitolo 30
  • 1 x Ingresso Treno della morte Premium (estremo)

Pacchetto Minesta 31

  • 1 x Manuale esercitazioni Minesta, Capitolo 31
  • 1 x Ingresso Fuoco dell’Inferno di lava Premium (estremo)

LUGO: Consumables >> Battle Mode 3
PREZZO: 2,500 CC
PERIODO OFFERTA:08.05.2012 — 05.06.2012

*Tutti gli oggetti sono vincolati all’account.

[KR] [EP9] Cabal Expansion Part VI : Arcane Trace




Cabal Expansion – Part VI : Arcane Trace

Released Date : Apr 18th 2012

â–  Fixes

1. Hale’s Artifact quest can not finish the dungeon

2. In some certain situations, player can not gain EXP while leveling in fields

3. Minor changes for title system

4. Fix some bugs related to the Referral system

5. Fix some bugs related to the Request system

6. Fix bug related to the doubling price of items which are registered in Auction Hall

â–  Changes

1. Changes some basic crafting recipes

  • Removal of some recipes
    • HP/MP Potion, Return Stone, Goodluck Potion, Glory Potion, Epaulet of Proof
    • CA Unit
    • Astral Core (Mithril)
    • Astral Core (Blue Mithirl)
    • Perfect Coating Kit
    • Plasma Plug
    • Add some recipes
      • Perfect Core (Low), Perfect Core (Medium), Prefect Core (Highest)
      • Slot Extender (Highest). Upgrade Core (Highest), Force Core (Highest)
      • Charm upgrading recipes
      • Diamond Cube

2. Change the selling price of items

  • Change basic selling price of items
    • Reduce the price of selling items to NPC by 1/5 price of item in NPC
    • Selling price of items depend on grade of upgrading
      • Higher grade of upgrading gives more Alz when selling
      • Crafting Material price changes
        • Material Core and Quartz Core selling price reduce to 1/10 of current price
        • Trans Force price
          • Trans Force I : 30,000,000 Alz
          • Trans Force II : 20,000,000 Alz
          • Trans Force III : 15,000,000 Alz

3. Change related to drop of materials

  • Stop dropping materials
    • Material Cores, Quartz Cores, Circuit Jewels
  • Change the drop area of materials
    • Shining Yellow Powder, Unknow Circuit

4. Extracting items and change of failure

  • Only items at grade +1 or more give Upgrade core (Piece)
  • Material Core and Quartz Core can be obtained via extracting items only

5. Some unique items drop with tradable property (at low chance)

  • Lycanus Weapons / Drosnin Earrings / Drei-Frame gears

6. Party tooltip change

  • Include Channel and Map in the party tooltip when moving mouse over
  • Add the battle style icon in the tooltip
  • Show the online / offline status of party member

7.  Quest Capsule of Mission Dungeon displays the location information

  • Auction Hall allows searching by the location
  • Tooltip of Quest Capsule displays the information the location

8. Quest Capsule and Costume classified

  • Quest Capsule
    • Type : Quest Capsule and Minesta Quest Capsule
    • Region : Based on territories
    • Costume
      • Chaos Box
      • Nation Costumes
      • Weapon Costumes
      • General Costumes
      • Special Costumes

9. Increase the number of favorites for Auction Hall

  • Add one more line for favorite links in Auction House (now is 2)
  • Allow using shortcuts for accessing Auction House favorite links
  • Switching between lines : F1 – F2
  • Switching between links : 1 – 0

10. Increase the maximum number of quest can be performed at once from 10 to 20

11. Location of the button to move the chat window

  • Top left of chat window

12. Change related to help system

  • Add / Change the help buttons  in some UI for

13. HP of Guardians’  in Mission War regen when  the ownership has been set

14. Improve the Special Inventory

15. Remove in-game Cash Shop “Blessing Bead – Expanding Warehouse”

16. Modify the font size and selling fee of Auction Hall

17. Remove the Formula Card category in Auction Hal

â–  Additions

1. Add new NPC

  • Name : Chloe – Manufacturing Merchant
  • Location : Port Lux – next to the warehouse
  • Function : Manufacturing referral, selling manufacturing-related items
  • Item for sale
    • General Material : Disc, Shape  Catridge and other materials
    • Mixture (for Damage Amplificator)
    • Trans Force (material for crafting Battle Mode 3 skill books)
    • Stop selling crafting materials and Formula Cards in other NPCs

2. Add the Referral System

i, Basic Craft reconstructing

  • All the existing recipes will be transferred into the Request feature of Referral System
  • Level Requirement : From 50 and above can use the Referral System

Ii, Register and Produce with the Request feature

  • To register a product, give Alz / Quest item to NPC Chloe as the registration fee
  • The registration process can be done at the certain time
  • To register a product, player must reach a certain grade of favor
  • Based on the time, varies products will be available in NPC Chloe
  • The request  can be success / fail. If the request is successful, the list of available outputs will be displayed
    • If it’s failed, all materials will be gone

    1 – Current Favor Point
    2 – Favor Grades
    3 – Request Interval
    4 – Possible Results

iii, Favor

  • When the player meets the certain favor point of the product, that product will be able to register it in the Request window
  • Each range of Favor grade will be categorized in the Request Window
  • Trying to request items in the catergory which is lower than the current Favor grade of character will not increase the character’s Favor point
    • Ex: If the character’s current Favor point is 2,500. Trying to request product in 1000 – 1999 Favor grade will not increase the current Favor point of character
    • The Favor grade / Favor point will not affect the success / fail chance of requesting
    • A system message will appear when the producing progress is completed
      • If the character is in a party, whole party members will receive the message

iv, Issues related to existing basic crafting system

  • The existing grade of basic craft will be converted into the Favor Point / Favor Grade

  • Stop selling and dropping all Formula Card
  • There are replacement methods for the old Formula Cards
    • Battle Mode 3 Skill Book : Request token for Battle Mode 3 Skill Book crafting (character binding)
    • Damage Amplificator : Request token for Damage Amplificator crafting (there is chance to fail when trying to request this)
    • Forgotten Temple B1F and Mutant Forest  – Mithirl Item crafting : Stop selling
    • Bike Epic Crafting : Temporary stop (will be applied by different methods)
    • Removal of Transmuter and related quests
      • The Extraction feature can be used by clicking the Extract icon in the inventory (next to the Upgrade icon)
      • Converting Bike slots
        • Temporary stop (will be applied by different methods)

Transmute Button

v, Changes related to the benefits from premium services

  • Premium / Craftman / Blessing Bead – Plus : Change the Craft EXP bonus 25% to the bonus Favor Point in Request feature
  • Remove 25% bonus of Crafting EXP from Premium PC Room

3. New accessory : Charm

  • Add 3 new Charms

  • Can be equipped with existing accessories and can be upgraded
    • For upgrading, requires : Upgrade Core (Highest) – Stain Clone
    • When it’s failed, all materials will be lost
    • From upgrading level 5 and above, there is new option : Battle Mode Duration increase
      • The option wont affect the duration of Aura mode
      • When extracting Minesta Charms the output will be Stain Clone and Minesta Diamond Charm
        • Stain Clone will be depended on the grade of Minesta Charm
        • Minesta Diamond Charm : Use for requesting Diamond Cube. Can not be equipped
        • Diamond Cube : Open to get a random Minesta Charm (Sapphire / Ruby / Emerald) with random grade (+0 – +6)
        • Charm at +0 grade is planned to be sold in the Cash Shop (in future update)

4.  New Mission Field : Arcane Trace

  • Entry
    • Required level : 180 or higher
      • When the character reaches 180, the Map Code and Warp Code will be given automatically

1, 2 – GPS Warp
3, 4 – Port Lux Guards

  • Only character with nation can enter
    • Character without nation can not enter
  • Enter methods (2 abilities)
    • Via GPS Warp function
    •  Talk with NPC : Ray Davidson – Port Lux Guard
    • To exit the field Arcane Trace, talk to NPC Bren / Kim at the start of the field
    •  Map features
      • The field consists 7 regions and a base center where the boss can be spawned
      • The boss will be added later (in future update)
      • Drop Minesta Diamond Charm

5. New dance style

  • Add new dance style – Dance 3 – The shuffle da nce
  • Can be used by triggering the skill from Skill Window, register and use from Quick Slot, use chat command (/dance3,  /Dance3, /shuffle)
  • Features are the same with other dance styles

6. Add new quest

  • Quest group : Land of Death
  • Quest name : Legacy of Hale
  • Start NPC : Porter Porter – Port Lux
  • Required level : Lv 79 (BS Lv. 8)
  • Reward :
    • EXP : 750,644
    • Skill EXP : 20,230
    • Additional feature : Hale’s Artifact will be rewarded on completion

7. Add new categories for unique items

  • [Accessories > Earrings] : Drosnin Earring
  • [Weapon] : Lycanus
  • [Armor – Armorset (Helm / Suit / Boots / Gloves)] : Drei Frame (WA) / Drei Frame (FS)
  • [Armor – Battleset (Helm / Suit / Boots / Gloves)] : Drei Frame (FB) / Drei Frame (FA)
  • [Armor – Martialset (Helm / Suit / Boots / Gloves)] : Drei Frame (BL) / Drei Frame (WI)

8. Add the confirmation window and tooltip for DP system

  • End-game notification window will be appeared to notify about the amount of DP and warning that it needs to be acquired to avoid disposing
    • Total amount of DP will be appeared in the notification window before  switching between characters, request to exit game
    • Tooltip of dungeon GPS icons will display the amount of DP
    • The amount of DP can be gained on dungeon completion will be displayed in the dungeon entry item

9. Return stone and Potions will be sold in bigger stacks

  • NPC Shops : Port Lux and Fort Ruina Core Alchemist
  • Items : HP Potion (Lv 3) / MP Potion (Lv3) / Return Stone in 200 / 500 ea packs

* The new system of Professional Crafting will be updated later, at this moment the professional crafting system is temporary unavailable.

1 – Learned Manufacturing Categories
2 – Learn new Manufacturing Category
3 – Total Category
4 – Current Energy
5 – Manufacturing Details
6 – Manufacturing Progress Bar

Meister Items

â–  Mission War

1. Change the reward of  Mission War

  • Change reward name

  • Change the outputs of opening Cube War Award
    • Change the Hardness Capsule to Potion of Luck

2. In the Mission War, depends on the nation of character, the outfit of Battle Mode 3 will change the color

More info about Achievement System / BM3 in EP8


Hmm, I just want to clear some hard-to-understand about EP8, because too many people asked me for those information. Hope it helps you!

> Information about Achievement / Title System
+ The Achievement System will replace the Title System in EP8
+ Old Titles will be converted into equivalent Achievements
+ Some Achievements will give the same bonus(es) as the equivalent old Titles, some gives different
+ Some Achievements are brand new (means there is no equivalent Title for it)
+ At once, player can choose to apply only one Achievement (just like Title)
+ Many Achievements have mutli-grades (just like Title)
+ Hidden Helper T Title will be removed (will not be converted into any Achievements)

> Information about BM3 System
+ Player won’t have to do all Quests from 31 Quest Capsules to get the BM3
+ Player can do any Quests (repeatable) from Morning Star Quest Chain to obtain Stain Clones
+ Stain Clones can be obtained from Quests from Quest Capsules
+ Player needs only Stain Clones for crafting BM3 skills
+ Quest Capsules for Morning Star Quest Chain are dropped from Lakeside – Porta Inferno